Timeline: Modern Fashion

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Timeline: Modern Fashion

Read "TIMELINE: MODERN FASHION" carefully and then do the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Bloomers" were ______ .
    • A. 

      Magazines

    • B. 

      Skirts

    • C. 

      Trousers

  • 2. 
    Coco Chanel opened a boutique in Paris in the 19th century.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Women started wearing pants ...
    • A. 

      Before World War I

    • B. 

      During World war I

    • C. 

      After World war I

  • 4. 
    In the mid-1920s skirts and dresses were knee-long.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the late 1920s woen started wearing ...
    • A. 

      Handkerchief dresses

    • B. 

      Zippers

    • C. 

      Bright colors

    • D. 

      Halter tops

    • E. 

      Unusual buttons

  • 6. 
    During World War II fashion houses had to move to other cities if they wanted to remain open.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In the late 1940s ______ was re-established as ______ by Dior.
  • 8. 
    Balenciaga was the ______ of the 1950s.
  • 9. 
    The "youth movement" introduced ______ .
    • A. 

      Mini-skirts

    • B. 

      Semi-fit dresses

    • C. 

      Hot pants

    • D. 

      Ready-to-wear lines

    • E. 

      Stiletto heels

  • 10. 
    In the mid 1960s ______ influenced fashion and ______ became the major fashion center.
  • 11. 
    In the late 1960s ralph Lauren stated designing clothes for men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In the mid 1970s Giorgio Armani ...
    • A. 

      Specialized in leather.

    • B. 

      Founded a couture house.

    • C. 

      Popularized Italian tailoring.

  • 13. 
    "Polarfleece" was invented ...
    • A. 

      In 1981.

    • B. 

      By a Japanese school of designers.

    • C. 

      From recycled plastic.

    • D. 

      From soft fabric.

  • 14. 
    In the 1990s the fashion credo was "______" .